Swami Sakalananda

Swami Sakalananda is the spiritual mentor of Chinmaya Mission Mandakolathur since 2015.

He had been a full-time sevak in Chinmaya Gardens, Chinmaya Mission Coimbatore in the period 1982-1995. While in Coimbatore, he worked with and also guided by Swami Sahajananda, Brahmachari Atma Chaitanya & Swami Vageeshananda.

Then he joined the vedanta course at Thamaraipakkam under the guidance of Swami Shridharananda in the years 1996-99.

After the course, as Brahmachari Sadhashiva Chaitanya, he served Chinmaya Mission Thamaraipakkam from 2000-2015.
During this time, he started off  the (பால் குடம் அபிஷேகம்) milk-abhishekam by the devotees on prathishta day (consecration day) and annual vilakku puja on every chitra-pournami.

He organised the village youth into yuvakendra and encouraged them to conduct annual events like the summer cool camp for village children & inter-college cultural program. Every year Ganesh chaturthi was celebrated in a grand manner by involving hundreds of village children to perform cultural programs.
Thus he united people to celebrate all festivals in a grand and divine way. Also organised Jnana yajnas in different areas.

In the year 2016, he was given sannyasa deeksha by pujya guruji.